The Health and Human Services Department's NHIN Direct may cost state health information exchanges a way to make money.
An HHS advisory panel today heard ed recommendations to allow patients input and a central role in their own health data contained in digital record systems.
The Health and Human Services Department has started publishing an online list of data thefts and breaches that affect the health data of more than 500 patients.
Lawmakers offer legislation to help mental health professionals buy health IT systems.
Because of White House involvement, Text4baby is probably the most high-profile example of mobile health. Its success is likely to give more attention to a health information technology approach that has been in development for at least three years and is on the cusp of expanded federal regulation.
A researcher of a recent study said the Veterans Affairs Department may have saved billions of dollars from using health IT, but the actual savings are not known.
A new study in Health Affairs journal says the Veterans Affairs Department saved billions by applying health IT systems to manage medical care for veterans.
FCC recommends ways HHS and Congress could facilitate broadband access for health IT.
The Health and Human Services Department funds centers designed to help doctors and rural hospitals use health IT.
The Veterans Affairs and Defense departments are expanding demonstration projects of VLER electronic records program, officials said today.
Julie Boughn, the chief information officer for Medicare and Medicaid, says companies that want to work with her agency often display amateurish data security.
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has released its updated version of common data formats to enable electronic reporting of patient safety data.